Apple News adds special section dedicated to coronavirus coverage

In an attempt to help users stay updated on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Apple today is rolling out a dedicated section within its Apple News app dedicated to coronavirus coverage.

Apple News coronavirus coverage

Sarah Perez for TechCrunch:

The special coverage will include informative, fact-based stories from reputable publishers, says Apple, which are curated by Apple News’ team of editors.

The launch of the section comes at a time when social media platforms are struggling to reign in misinformation around the coronavirus outbreak… With Apple News, Apple has the ability to reach millions of people through the built-in app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices. On desktop and on mobile, users will now see a banner at the top of the Apple News homepage (the “Today” section) directing them to the special coverage on COVID-19.

In addition, users can follow the “coronavirus” topic on Apple News to be alerted to the latest news at any time…

MacDailyNews Note: More info on the Prevention & Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) via the U.S. CDC is here. Track the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) here.


  1. How could you not be up to date, since this is being covered 24/7 ad nauseum. It is already boring. Old people die all the time. What is different? Get over it already JEEZ.

    1. My mother told me that if I was bored, it means I am being a boring person. Find something to do.

      One option: Take all your cash and buy airline stocks since all this attention is overblown. You could be a billionaire overnight.

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